Heaney shares his first impressions of Harvard University.

While creative writer in residence at Harvard University in 1979. Heaney was visited by RTÉ's Proinsias Ó Conluain. In this extract, Heaney shares his first impressions of the university. He says it's like being on a film set. Both Heaney and Ó Conluain are surprised and delighted by the availability of Irish provincial newspapers and the novelty of ATMS.